Machakos University Courses (Requirements, How To Apply and Fees)

Here is a list of all the Courses offered at Machakos University. Get the complete and updated Course list plus their Requirements, How To Apply and Fees.

Agricultural Science Courses

(a) Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Education and Extension)

(b) Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness Management and Trade)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

KCSE Minimum Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture, Geography and Mathematics.

OR

Mean Grade C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in Agricultural Education or related Agricultural Course

Diploma in Agricultural Education and Extension

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

KCSE Mean Grade of C+ (Plus) must have C+ in Agriculture

Business And Economics Courses

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business

  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance
  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing

Minimum Requirements

A holder of a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree or its equivalent in business from University or other institution recognized by University Senate

OR

A holder of a Master degree from a recognized University in areas of specialization relevant to disciplines in the school of Business & Economics

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in:

Marketing,

Strategic Management,

Human Resource Management,

Accounting & Finance

Master of Science (Human Resource Management)

Master of Science (Finance) Master of Economics

Master of Science (Finance)

Master of Science (Econometrics)

Master of Economics (Policy & Management)

 

Minimum Requirements

Holders of bachelor’s degree with 2nd Class Honor’s (Upper Division) from a recognized institution. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) and at least two years’ relevant work experience may be considered.

Bachelor Courses

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Economics and Finance

Bachelor of Economics and Statistics

Bachelor of Economics

Bachelor of Science (Banking & Credit Management

Minimum Requirements

KCSE Minimum Mean Grade C+ (Plus) with C (plain) in Mathematics and English

Diploma Courses

Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Diploma in Accountancy

Diploma in Business Management

Minimum Requirements

KCSE Mean Grade of C (Plain) or

Certificate in PSCM or KCE Div.III

Certificate Courses

Certificate in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Certificate in Business Management

Minimum Requirements

KCSE Mean Grade of C-(Minus) or KCE Div. IV

Education Courses On Offer At Machakos University

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in

Educational Management

Curriculum Studies

Educational Communication & Information Technology

Educational Psychology

(Offered through part-time, evening and weekend modes)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

A holder of a Master degree from a recognized University in areas of specialization relevant to disciplines in the school of Education

Must have covered at-least five (5) Units at M.Ed level in area of specialization with B and above or equivalent grade

Must show ability to undertake academic research in the areas of specialization.

Master of Education (M.Ed):-

Educational Administration & Planning

Curriculum Studies

Educational Communication & Information Technology.

Early Childhood Education

Educational Psychology

(Offered through part-time, evening and weekend modes)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Holders of Bachelor’s Degree with 2nd Class Honor’s (Upper Division) from a recognized institution.

Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade C and above in units relevant to their specialization.

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Bachelor of Education(Arts)

Minimum of C+ (plus) in KCSE OR equivalent with at least C + (plus) in two teaching subjects OR minimum of C (plain) in KCSE OR equivalent with a Diploma in Education and at least C + (plus) in two teaching subjects.

Bachelor of Education(Science)       

Minimum of C+ (plus) in KCSE or equivalent with at least C + (plus) in two teaching subjects and C+ (plus) in Mathematics OR minimum of C (plain) in KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in Education and at least C + (plus) in two teaching subjects.

Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education

Minimum of C+ (plus) in KCSE or equivalent OR minimum of C (plain) in KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in ECDE or its equivalent with an overall pass of credit or distinction.

Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education

Minimum of C+ (plus) in KCSE or equivalent with at least C + (plus) in two teaching subjects OR minimum of C (plain) in KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in Education OR Special Education and at least C + (plus) in two teaching subjects.

Postgraduate Diploma in Education  

Bachelor Degree or its equivalent from recognized institution

Diploma in Education (Science)

KCSE Mean Grade of C+ with at least C+ in two teaching Subject

And at least C- (Minus) in Mathematics

Diploma in Early Childhood Development Education

KCSE Mean Grade of C (Plain) OR Division III at KCE OR Mean Grade C-(Minus) or an Early Childhood Studies Certificate from a recognized Institution.

Diploma in Education (Arts)

KCSE Mean Grade of C+ with at least C+ in two teaching Subject

And at least D+ (Plus) in Mathematics.

Environment Management Courses

Bachelor Courses

Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Community Development)

Bachelors of Environmental Studies (Resources Conservation)

Bachelor of Environmental Sciences

Minimum Requirement

KCSE Minimum Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent with at least C+(Plus) in Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture, Geography and Mathematics

OR

Mean Grade C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with at least credit pass in an environmental related course from a recognized/accredited institution.

Pure Applied Science Courses

Master of Science (Chemistry)

Holders of Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc) with at least an upper class honours OR

Holders of Bachelor of Education degree (B.Ed) with at least an upper 2nd class honours degree and who have studied chemistry either as a major or as a regular subject.

Bachelor of Science (Statistics and Programming)

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) with atleast B(Plain) or equivalent in Mathematics C+(Plus) in English and C(Plain) in Physics

OR

Must have a Minimum of C (Plain) at KCSE and a Diploma in Statistics with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by the University senate.

Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Computer Science)

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) with at least B(Plain) or equivalent in Mathematics C+(Plus) in English and C(Plain) in Physics

OR

Must have passed with a credit at Diploma level in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or any other relevant Diploma to be determined by the department of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science at Machakos University & must have at least C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent.

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OR

Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Machakos University or any other recognized/accredited institution.

Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) with at least B-(Minus) in Mathematics or equivalent

OR

Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Machakos University or any other recognized/accredited institution.

Bachelor of Science in Biology

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent with at least B-(Minus) in Biology/ Biological.

In addition, the student must satisfy any of the following minimum requirement.

Alternative A: Chemistry C+, Physics C (Plain), Mathematics C (plain), Geography B- (minus), English C+ (plus)

Alternative B: Physical Science B- (minus), Mathematics C(plain), Geography B- (minus), English C+ (plus), Agriculture B- (minus)

OR

KCSE mean grade of C (plain) and a Diploma in Forestry, Education (Biology, Agriculture), Applied Biology, Wildlife or Wetlands with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by the University senate.

OR

Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Machakos University or any other recognized/accredited institution.

Bachelor of Science (Actuarial Science)      

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) with at least B(Plain) in Mathematics and B-(Minus) in English

OR

Diploma holder in Actuarial Science with atleast credit pass from accredited institution and a C+ in Mathematics at KCSE

OR

Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Machakos University or any other recognized/accredited institution.

Bachelor of science (Analytical Chemistry)

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) with at least C+(Plus) in Chemistry and Mathematics or equivalent, must have passed in Physics or Biology with a minimum grade of C+ (plus)

OR

KCSE mean Grade C (plain) or equivalent with a Diploma of at least pass in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution.

Bachelor of Science (Applied Physics & Technology)

Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C- (Minus) in Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and English or Kiswahili. Mean Grade of C-(Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with certificate in related field from a recognized institution.

Health Science Courses

Bachelor Courses

Bachelor of Science (Public Health)

Bachelor of Science (Food, Nutrition & Dietetics)

Minimum Requirement

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent with at least C+ in the following subjects, Mathematics or physics, Chemistry, Biology, English or Kiswahili.

Humanities And Social Sciences Courses

PhD in Applied Linguistics

Minimum Requirement

A holder of a Master of Arts(MA) degree or its equivalent from a University or other institution recognized by University Senate     OR A holder of a Master degree from a recognized University in areas of specialization relevant to disciplines in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Master of Arts in:

Philosophy and religion

English and Linguistics

Kiswahili

Applied Linguistics

Religious Studies (Christianity, Islam and ATR)

Literature

Minimum Requirement

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree of at least Second Class Honors (Upper Division) or its Equivalent in related disciplines from recognized University. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Bachelor of Arts in:

(Counselling; Psychology; Sociology, Philosophy and Religious Studies; Kiswahili; Counselling Psychology; English and Linguistics; Gender and Development Studies; Literature; Geography; History, Archaeology and Political Studies)

Minimum Requirement

C+ for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) holders or its equivalent as determined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC)

KNEC Diploma or its equivalent

Bachelor of Science in Community Resource Management

Minimum Requirement

C+ for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) holders or its equivalent as determined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC), KNEC Diploma or its equivalent

KCSE Minimum Mean Grade C+ (Plus) with at least C+(Plus) in Art and Design or Home Science or any one science Subject OR mean grade of C(Plain)at KCSE or equivalent with a diploma of at least credit pass in Fashion design or Clothing technology from a recognized institution OR mean grade of C-(Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma of at least a credit pass in Fashion design or clothing technology from a recognized institution.

Bachelor of Science in Fashion, Design and Marketing

Minimum Requirement

C+ for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) holders or its equivalent as determined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC), KNEC Diploma or its equivalent

KCSE Minimum Mean Grade C+ (Plus) with at least C+(Plus) in Art and Design or Home Science or any one science Subject OR mean grade of C(Plain)at KCSE or equivalent with a diploma of at least credit pass in Fashion design or Clothing technology from a recognized institution OR mean grade of C-(Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma of at least a credit pass in Fashion design or clothing technology from a recognized institution

Diploma in Fashion Design and Marketing

KCSE Minimum Mean Grade C(Plain)

Certificate in Fashion Design and Marketing

KCSE Minimum Mean Grade C-(Minus).

Hospitality And Tourism Management

Bachelor of Science (Hospitality and Tourism Management)

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent with at least C+(plus) or equivalent in any three (3) of the following subjects:

English/Kiswahili/Foreign Languages; Biology/Biological Sciences; Chemistry/Physical Sciences/Physics; Mathematics;

OR

C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in Hospitality Management from a recognized institution.

Diploma in Hospitality Management

KCSE Mean Grade of C (Plain)

Diploma in Food and Beverage Management  

KCSE Mean Grade of C (Plain)

Certificate Courses

Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Operations

Certificate in Food and Beverage

KCSE Mean Grade of C- (Minus) with at least D (Plain) in Mathematics

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